Category animal behaviour

ASAS Midwest Meeting: Animal Behaviour, Housing and Well-being summary

By Chloe Mitchell and Holly Webb, ASAS/ASAP communications interns The 2016 ASAS Midwest Meeting was held on 15 March 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. The Animal Behaviour, Housing and Well-being Symposium was host to numerous presentations on the challenges, solutions and innovations for animal well-being.

GPS virtual fencing for livestock trial

By Chloe Mitchell, ASAS/ASAP communications intern Agersens, a Melbourne technology startup company, has developed a GPS collar and smart phone app system for beef and dairy cattle. This technology was initially developed over ten years ago by the CSIRO, and soon may be available commercially.